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a word that you are saying. [laughter]. >> going in the right direction. america loves what obama is doing for our country. he has it going for us and we just hope everyone can work together and unite this country together. >> reporter: thank you very much. [crowd yelling]. yelling]. >> all right. that's the celebration in the heart of washington, d. c. and urban areas and places where there was a lot of diversity and put president obama over the top in this election. when you look at the vote count it will show that president lost with white men but won big with latinos and huge with african americans and was able to use the gender gap and won a majority of the women voters. >> the youth vote also critical and so many made their opinions known or facebook and twitter. let's go to kristin. >> reporter: as you can imagine today, twitter, facebook was just blowing up. everybody voicing their opinions, sharing pictures and whatnot. i'm joined by web producer simon lamb. this is called the trends map. it shows you what people are tweeting about. right before it was announced obama has
captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: it's 7:00 in the east on the night america elects a president. the polls have just closed in six states, including the first of the battleground states. the results are coming in so let's get started. this is the presidential race map as we have it at this moment. the states in red are the states that cbs news projects will be carried by mitt romney. let's have a look at those quickly. the state of indiana cbs news projects will go to mitt romney and the state of kentucky cbs news projects will go to governor romney. and so far tonight we have projected president obama the winner of the state of vermont. that is all we have at the moment. all the other state state wheree polls have closed we simply don't have enough information yet to make a projection on those states. will barack obama get a second term? or will mitt romney become the 45th president? will the democrats be able to hold on to the senate or will the republicans take control? we're about to find out. it's election night on cbs. changes and i'm going to bring it to this
and the effort to get to 270. cbs coverage of america's 57th presidential election will continue in a moment. >> pelley: welcome back to election night on cbs. let us catch you up right now very latest information we have on the presidential race. this is the national race map as you can see the states in red are the states that cbs news projects for governor romney. the state in blue vermont, the state that we are projecting at this point for president obama. the states in white are those states where the polls have closed but we just don't have enough information yet in order to make a projection. and the rest of the states in gray are those states where americans are still voting. let's have a look at the critical swing state of virginia. again, not nearly enough information to make a projection but this is the tabulated vote. 6% of the vote in right now, and you can see mitt romney has stepped out to a sizeable lead here but it's very early yet, just 6% of the vote has been counted in virginia. we have with us now the republican governor of virginia, bob mcdonald. governor, good of you
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